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SUBJUNCTIVE MODE, PRESENT TENSE. 25. It is time that I receive a letter. 26. I like him to receive presents. 27. We must receive money to-day.

SUBJUNCTIVE MODE, IMPERFECT TENSE. 28. It would be well that he received our letter before he leaves (before his departure). 29. I wish that we received news from home.

TWENTY-EIGHTH LESSON.

REGULAR VERBS.- FOURTH CONJUGATION IN RE.

VENDRE, TO SELL.—(MODEL VERB.)

INFINITIVE MODE.
PRESENT.

PAST.
Vendre to sell

Avoir vendu to have sold

PARTICIPLES.
PRESKNT,

COMPOUND.
Vendant selling

Ayant vendu having sche
PAST.
Vendu

sold

PRESENT.
Je vends
Tu rends
Il vend
Nous vendons
Vous vendez
Is vendent

INDICATIVE MODE.

PAST INDEFINITE.
I sell J'ai vendu

I have sold thou sellest Tu as vendu

thou hast sold he sells Il a vendu

he has sold Nous avons vendu

we have sold Vous avez vendu

you have sold Ils ont vendu

they have sold

we sell you sell they sell

PLUPERFECT.

IMPERIÈCT. Je vendais

I was selling Tu vendais

thou wast selling Il vendait

he was selling Nous vendions

we were selling Vous vendies

you were selling Ds vondaient

they word selling

J'avais vendu
Tu avais vendu
Il avait vendu
Nous avions vendu
Vous aviez vendu
Ils avaient vendu

I had sold thou hadst sold

he had sold we had sold you had sold they had sold HIPERFECT. Que je vendisse

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that I Que tu vendisses

that thou Qu'il vendit

that he Que nous vendissions

that we Que vous vendissiez Qu'ils vendissent

that they

might sell

PLUPERFECT.
Que j'eusee vendu

that I
Que tu eusses vendu that thou
Qu'il eût vendu

that he
Que nous eussions vendu that we
Que vous eussiez vendu that you
Qu'ils eussent vendu that they

sold might have

that you

Vocabulary 28. Vendre, to sell.

Le naufrage, shipwreck. Rendre, to return, to give back. Un pont, a bridge. Attendre, to wait; to wait for; to La marchandise, the merchan expect.

dise. Entendre, to hear ; to understand. Les marchandises, the goods. Perdre, to lose.

La monnaie, the money;

the Répondret (à), to answer.

change. Une question, a question. Cher, dear. Une réponse, an answer.

À bon marché, cheap.
Un vaisseau, a vessel ; a ship. Tout de suite, immediately.
Un navire,

Tout à l'heure,t presently; just
a vessel.
Un bâtiment,
La vapeur, the steam.

Tantôt, by and by; a little while Un bâtiment à vapeur, a steamer. ago. Un bateau à vapeur, a steamboat. Aussitôt que, as soon as.

à

}

now.

Exercise 28. PRESENT TENSE. 1. J'attends ta réponse. 2. Tu ne réponds pas à ma question. 3. Il ne vous entend pas. 4. Nous ne vendons pas cher. 5. Pourquoi ne me rendez-vous pas ma monnaie ? 6. Ils perdent leur temps.

Répondre requires the preposition à before the noun which is the object of the verb; répondre à quelqu'un, to answer some one; répondre à une question, to answer a question.

Tout à l'heure and tantôt may refer to past or future time: Je l'ai vu tout à Cheure (or iantôt). I have seen him just now (or a little while ago). Je vais le voir tout à Theure (or tantôt). I am going to see him presently (or by and by).

IMPERFECT TENSE... J'attendais l'arrivée du bâtiment à vapeur. 8. Il n'entendait pas qu'on l'appelait. 9. Nous vendions nos marchandises à bon marché.' '10. Ils perdaient patience.

PAST DEFINITE TENSE. 11. Je répondis à sa lettre aussitôt que je l'eus reçue. 12. Il vendit son navire le len. demain de son arrivée. 13. Nous lui rendîmes sa visite la veille de notre départ. 14. Ils perdirent leur vaisseau par un naufrage.

FUTURE TENSE. 15. Je vous rendrai votre monnaie tout à l'heure. 16. Il ne répondra pas à votre question. 17. Nous vous attendrons au pont. 18. Ils perdront tout ce qu'ils ont.

CONDITIONAL MODE. 19. Je vendrais ce bateau à vapeur, si j'étais à votre place. 20. Il vous rendrait une réponse tantôt, si vous attendiez un peu. 21. Vous perdriez votre temps, si vous attendiez.

IMPERATIVE MODE. 22. Attends-moi au pont. 23. Répondez à mes questions, je vous en prie. 24. Ne perdons pas courage.

SUBJUNCTIVE MODE, PRESENT TENSE. 25. Il est temps que je lui rende sa visite. 26. Je veux que tu répondes à ma question. 27. Il est prudent que nous attendions un peu.

SUBJUNCTIVE MODE, IMPERFECT TENSE. 28. Il serait prudent que j'attendisse. 29. Il serait bien qu'il entendît cela. 30. Je voudrais que vous me répondissiez tout de suite.

Theme 28. PRESENT TENSE.

1. I hear you.

2. Thou dost not answer (to) my question. 3. He is waiting for an answer. 4. You sell too dear. 5. We lose money on these goods. 6. They do not return us our change.

IMPERFECT TENSE. %. I was losing my time. 8. He was waiting for the arrival of the steamer. 9. We used to hear the noise of the carriages during the night, when we lived in that street. 10. They did not sell cheap.

PAST DEFINITE TENSE. 11. I returned (to him) his visit the day before my departure. 12. He answered (to) my letter the next day. 13. We lost our goods by shipwreck.t 14. They sold their vessel as soon as they arrived.

FUTURE TENSE. 15. I shall wait for you at the bridge. 16. He will lose his cloak by and by. 17. We will ans you presently. 18. They will wait for us.

CONDITIONAL MODE. 19. Why do you not wait for me;

I would wait for you. 20. If he were master or his property (bien, m.), he would lose everything (tout ce qu') he has. 21. They would not hear us, if we called them.

IMPERATIVE MODE. 22. Answer (sing.) me immediately. 23. Do not lose patience. 24. Let us wait for our comrades.

SUBJUNCTIVE MODE, PRESENT TENSE. 25. I must sell this boat. 26. He must answer (to) that question. 27. We must wait for him.

SUBJUNCTIVE MODE, IMPERFECT TENSE. 28. It would be well for him to answer (to) our question. 29. I wish that you would wait a little. 30. I wish that thou wouldst give me back my money.

+ By shipwrook, par un naufrage.

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